The Church of Scotland is urging the UK Government to use diplomacy to try and ensure that democracy is restored in Myanmar. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly, said people were ...
A North Lanarkshire musician is inviting music lovers to help celebrate his 50th online organ recital since the first lockdown in 2020 on Wednesday 24 February. Alan Mathew, of Bellshill Central Parish Church, has held ...
Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, today embarks on a virtual visit with the Royal Air Force, meeting staff, trainees and the chaplaincy team. The three-yearly
The Church of Scotland is encouraging members to volunteer at the UN Climate Change Conference UK 2021 (COP26) which is due to take place from 1 - 12 November in Glasgow. Duties will include providing
Interfaith leaders in Scotland have teamed up to make a short video to encourage people to get the COVID-19 vaccine. They say said it is imperative that people keep themselves and others safe. Taking part
The Church of Scotland's new Fife Presbytery is holding its inaugural meeting tomorrow. Described as a "huge celebration" of the Kirk across the Kingdom, Rev Jane Barron, will be officially installed as its first ever
This Sunday (7 February), Christians across the country – and further afield – will once again join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown,
To mark the start of Lent, on Wednesday 17 February, Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, is launching a photo competition – ‘Hidden in Plain Sight'
A Pipe Major has composed a "haunting" piece of music in memory of people who have died across the UK with COVID-19 on their death certificates. Craig Herbert said he hoped that "One Hundred Thousand
A nine-year-old girl has created 100 "Cup of Friendship" boxes for people who live alone to show them that they are important and cared for. Lily White, who attends Arbroath West Kirk in Arbroath in
Rev Dr Alistair May, who is the minister of Dalziel St Andrew's Parish Church in Motherwell, led the Time for Reflection session at the Scottish Parliament today, telling MSPs that we should "believe the best"
Three ministers who were ordained abroad in partner churches have shared the experiences which led them to take up their first Church of Scotland charges in 2020. Rev Gert Van Rensburg, originally from Pretoria in
The Church of Scotland has voiced concerns about the safety and freedom of people in Myanmar after the country's military seized power early on Monday. The army's commander-in-chief took charge of the country, declared a
This week during Children's Mental Health Week, people across Scotland will be looking at how children and young people can be better supported to thrive. With schools and sports centres closed and socialising off limits
The Church of Scotland has reiterated its position that it does not support the legal action over temporary building closures launched against the Scottish Government. Individuals who have signed a statement supporting this course of
An independent study on the impact of the Church's pioneer minister pilot project has been published.It was commissioned by what is now known as the Faith Nurture Forum and carried out by Claire Dalpra of ...
This Sunday (31 January), as the UK records 100,000 deaths from Covid-19, Christians across the country – and further afield – will once again join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to
The Church of Scotland is making good progress in streamlining its presbytery structures to ensure it operates more effectively and efficiently. Three new groupings – Aberdeen and Shetland, Clyde and Fife – are already up
People across the world are marking Holocaust Memorial Day which is dedicated to honouring all those, including six million Jews, who were murdered under Nazi rule during the Second World War. The scope of the
Two new sets of worship materials and educational tools on the theme of refugee integration, which have been created in partnership with Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees, have launched this week for churches, individuals and